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Engadget's back to school guide 2012: fun stuff!

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. The good news? We're on to the fun stuff, the gear that...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: fun stuff!

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: gaming

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we're getting our game on -- and you can head to...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: gaming

RIM Is Cutting Summer Vacations And Making Employees Work Six Days A Week (RIMM)

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Following RIM's announcement that it's delaying its new mobile operating system, BlackBerry 10, until 2013, the Ottawa Citizen is now reporting employees at RIM's Ottawa office are being asked to work six days a week and cut back on summer vacation. The employees are tasked with finishing BlackBerry 10, which...
RIM Is Cutting Summer Vacations And Making Employees Work Six Days A Week (RIMM)
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A new kind of summer job: open source coding with Google Summer of Code

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It's only Spring Break for most college students, but summer vacation will be here before you know it. Instead of getting stuck babysitting your little sister or mowing your neighbor's lawn, apply for Google Summer of Code and spend the summer of 2012 earning money writing code for open source...
A new kind of summer job: open source coding with Google Summer of Code

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: portable audio

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we're taking our audio with us -- and you can head...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: portable audio

Amazon Game Connect links free-to-play, MMO games to store accounts, turns 1-Click into way too many

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Amazon must have a lot of free time for gaming during its summer vacation: just a day after unveiling GameCircle as a cloud infrastructure, it's trotting out Game Connect to make buying game content that much easier. Once it's integrated into a title, the new platform will let customers...
Amazon Game Connect links free-to-play, MMO games to store accounts, turns 1-Click into way too many

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: accessories

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we've got a slew of accessories -- and you can head...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: accessories

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: printers

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we have printers on our minds and on our desks --...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: printers

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: HDTV

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we're settling down in front of a few of our favorite...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: HDTV

MPEG drafts twice-as-efficient H.265 video standard, sees use in phones as soon as 2013

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All of that squabbling over H.264 may be rendered moot in the near future. The Motion Picture Experts Group (better known as MPEG) has just let us know that it was quietly drafting a new video standard while everyone was on summer vacation last month: H.265, also called High...
MPEG drafts twice-as-efficient H.265 video standard, sees use in phones as soon as 2013

Applying to Incubators? A Little Research Goes A Long Way

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It's graduation season on college campuses and that means lots of young minds are eagerly awaiting the freedom of summer vacation. But for the young entrepreneurs participating in this season's various startup incubators, the tough work is still ahead. Capital Factory, an Austin-based early-stage startup incubation program, has announced the...
Applying to Incubators? A Little Research Goes A Long Way

Wendy’s Frosty Gets a Social Media Infusion

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With summer around the corner, the Wendy’s fast food chain is releasing a slew of social media promotions and incentives centered around its iconic Frosty desert treat.The company will roll out three distinct social media promotions over the course of the summer that involve Twitter and Foursquare. Each endeavor,...
Wendy’s Frosty Gets a Social Media Infusion

A Farewell to FriendFeed and Facebook

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At the beginning of 2008 I left Google to start fresh, working with a tiny and brilliant startup team at FriendFeed. The last two-and-a-half years have resulted in so many good times, the opportunity to design for a site and community I love, and the privilege to work with yet...
A Farewell to FriendFeed and Facebook

SexDistance Is A New Web Service That Offers, Well, You Know

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Every once and a while gag sites pop up in our email that make us chortle lightly and say “Sure, we’ll bite.” To wit: SexDistance.com allows you to see, ummm, how far you go when you have intimate relations with another person. You feel me? You see where this is...
SexDistance Is A New Web Service That Offers, Well, You Know

A Post-Vacation Business Update

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Welcome back from summer vacation. The Journal's Marketplace provides an overview of nine segments of business, ranging from the mining industry to the tablet wars, with previews of the most important business issues of the fall and winter ahead....
A Post-Vacation Business Update

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: ultraportables

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today we're getting down to the very important business of helping you...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: ultraportables

The New Math of Summer Vacation

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New Math is an attempt to quantify the world using words and basic math. Please use a JavaScript-enabled device to view this slideshow...
The New Math of Summer Vacation

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: e-readers

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we're flippin' through the pages on our e-readers -- and you...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: e-readers

Apple's WWDC hitting San Francisco on June 11th

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It's time to shift around that summer vacation. Apple today announced that it will be kicking off this year's World Wide Developers conference on June 11th at San Francisco's Moscone West.Apple's WWDC hitting San Francisco on June 11th originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 25 Apr 2012 08:38:00 EDT....
Apple's WWDC hitting San Francisco on June 11th

This Week's Awesome New Yorker Cover

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Welcome to the new summer vacation... Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
This Week's Awesome New Yorker Cover

A Google guide to summer vacation

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In the northern hemisphere, summer is just around the corner and U.S. National Travel & Tourism Week, recognized every year in May, officially marks the start of the biggest travel season of the year in the United States. Here are a few quick tips from us to make planning, traveling...
A Google guide to summer vacation

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Eindhoven's Evoluon Center, folding compact cars and the best of 3D printing

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. As we enter mid-August, millions of people will load up the car and head out to the beach for summer vacation. But no matter...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Eindhoven's Evoluon Center, folding compact cars and the best of 3D printing

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: tablets

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we're leaning back with our tablets -- and you can head...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: tablets

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: docks and clocks

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we have speaker docks in our sights -- and you can...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: docks and clocks

A Farewell to FriendFeed and Facebook

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Shared by Jesse Stay I think this is a good move for Kevin. Good luck to Kevin in his new endeavors! At the beginning of 2008 I left Google to start fresh, working with a tiny and brilliant startup team at FriendFeed. The last two-and-a-half years have resulted in so...
A Farewell to FriendFeed and Facebook

Nexus 7 dock and covers leak, promise high style in small sizes

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There have been teases here and there that Google's Nexus 7 was going to get a full, official accessory treatment from ASUS, but actual details have been scarce. Consider ASUS' cover blown, almost literally. Presentation files finding their way to Nordic Hardware show the known Smart Case-like, $20 Travel...
Nexus 7 dock and covers leak, promise high style in small sizes

Former FriendFeeder Kevin Fox Exits Facebook Henhouse

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Only a little over two years ago, I covered well-respected Web user interface designer Kevin Fox's leaving Google for the then-startup FriendFeed. That's practically ancient in the world of the real-time Web, as since then, the company essentially rose and fell, before being absorbed into Facebook last summer. For the...
Former FriendFeeder Kevin Fox Exits Facebook Henhouse

BitTorrent is the New Radio, Says Counting Crows Frontman

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Last month Counting Crows released their latest studio album titled Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation). Fans have been waiting since 2008 for the release and it’s selling well, but that won’t prevent the band from giving some tracks away for free. Counting Crows decided to...
BitTorrent is the New Radio, Says Counting Crows Frontman

Toshiba preps 20MP, backside-lit sensor for point-and-shoot cameras

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When smartphones are encroaching on compact cameras' turf, how does a company try to stay relevant making sensors for those cameras? By upping the resolution, of course. Toshiba has given a peek at the TCM5115CL, a 1/2.3-inch, backside-illuminated CMOS sensor that hits 20 megapixels -- a big jump from...
Toshiba preps 20MP, backside-lit sensor for point-and-shoot cameras
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